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Date:      Wed, 21 Jan 2009 18:43:58 +0100 (CET)
From:      Wojciech Puchar <>
To:        Pieter Donche <>
Cc:        "mail.list freebsd-questions" <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD7+KDE3, IPMI module, no mouse input
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> IPMI module (=Remote server management through webbrowser (Java appl.))
> After installing Xorg and kde3, when connecting through the IPMI,
> the KDM login manager shows its login window. Keyboard input works, but mouse 
> input does not (the mouse pointer moves, but clicking on e.g.
> the 'Menu' button in KDM login window does nothing)
> (the IPMI console window shows in the bottom right corner a keyboard
> and mouse icon, indicating that both should be available)
> Also, after some time the screen gets black and reports 'No signal'
> I can still do Ctrl-Alt-F1 to get a FreeBSD ASCII console login:
> prompt.
> Another Ctrl-ALt-F9 gets me back to KDE3 login window (keyboard but
> no mouse input accepted)
> what can be wrong and how to remedy?

use normal unix tools for remote administration not IPMI

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